December 5, 2023

Russia launches new Prichal module to International Space Station

A brand-new Russian module is on its method to the International Space Station.A Russian-built Soyuz rocket carrying a customized Progress freight spacecraft and the brand-new Prichal docking module raised off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday (Nov. 24) at 8:06 a.m. EST (1306 GMT). You can view all of that action here at Space.com courtesy of NASA, or directly via the space agency.Related: International Space Station at 20: A picture tour Roscosmos introduced the Prichal port module toward the International Space Station on Nov. 24, 2021. No damage was done in that case, but area station managers are doubtless hoping that Prichals arrival is much less eventful.Mike Wall is the author of “Out There” (Grand Central Publishing, 2018; shown by Karl Tate), a book about the search for alien life.

A brand-new Russian module is on its method to the International Space Station.A Russian-built Soyuz rocket carrying a customized Progress cargo spacecraft and the brand-new Prichal docking module raised off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday (Nov. 24) at 8:06 a.m. EST (1306 GMT). You can watch all of that action here at Space.com courtesy of NASA, or straight by means of the area agency.Related: International Space Station at 20: A photo tour Roscosmos introduced the Prichal port module towards the International Space Station on Nov. 24, 2021. No damage was done in that case, but space station managers are doubtless hoping that Prichals arrival is much less eventful.Mike Wall is the author of “Out There” (Grand Central Publishing, 2018; illustrated by Karl Tate), a book about the search for alien life.